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#1 David Erlichman

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Posted 01 August 2008 - 12:03 AM

Following up on Tim O'C's post, does anyone know of a metal working magzine ala "Fine Home / Woodworking"?

I've found the odd forum on the web but would prefer something on paper...

any suggestions?
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Posted 01 August 2008 - 02:26 AM

Following up on Tim O'C's post, does anyone know of a metal working magzine ala "Fine Home / Woodworking"?

I've found the odd forum on the web but would prefer something on paper...

any suggestions?


there used to be a "fine Machinist" and a "home Machinist" but I havent seen them in several years. I think they went the way of the dodo. Please let me know if you find them. I have been "teaching myself" for the last couple years. there are a couple good books, and a couple descent websites.
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Posted 01 August 2008 - 09:02 AM

there are a couple good books, and a couple descent websites.


Can we share the book & web info here?
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Posted 01 August 2008 - 11:00 AM

Can we share the book & web info here?



Mini-mill.com
Practicalmachinist.com
metalworking.com
www.lindsaybks.com
www.homeshopmachinist.net
www.lautard.com

I dont have the books with me as I am on the road but will post them when I get home.
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#5 Warwick Hempleman

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Posted 02 August 2008 - 04:37 PM

A great basic reference is "Machine Shop Essentials" from the Metal Arts Press in Huntington Beach, Ca. It's a kind of Metal Work for Dummies, but also has a lot of practical tips to speed up the work day.
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Posted 03 August 2008 - 05:10 PM

just home for the day...

"the home machinist's handbook" Doug Briney

Great read some starter projects.
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